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Cynicism and hope : reclaiming discipleship in a postdemocratic society, (ebook)

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Cynicism and hope : reclaiming discipleship in a postdemocratic society
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Cynicism and hope
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reclaiming discipleship in a postdemocratic society
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eng
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On the morning after they walked for miles through freezing rain to a prayer vigil outside the White House in March 2007, a group of young war protesters listened to one last speech before heading home to Chicago. Peter Dula, who had served with the Mennonite Central Committee in Iraq, spoke honestly about the caustic combination of guilt and disempowerment the protesters were struggling with. He commended protesting and suggested resisting war taxes, then made two surprising final recommendations: ride a bike and plant a garden. Electrified by Dula's speech, the group wanted to talk more about their disillusionment and to learn from their elders in activism and the church. So in November 2007 they hosted a conference at Reba Place Church in Evanston, Illinois, where over two hundred people gathered to learn, worship, and contemplate a more hopeful way. This volume is a collection of the major addresses from that conference. The contributors suggest a new way to live in the tension between hope that things will improve and cynicism about whether they ever will. While creating space for lament, they point toward a radical Christian faithfulness in neighborhoods and congregations that can be both hopeful and profoundly political
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Midwest
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261.7
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Christianity and politics
  • Hope
  • Cynicism
  • Church and social problems
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Cynicism and hope : reclaiming discipleship in a postdemocratic society, (ebook)
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9781630874377
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12316545
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Cynicism and hope : reclaiming discipleship in a postdemocratic society, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781630874377
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12316545
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12316545
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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